After the claim that the Twitter user who send rape threats to cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma’s 10-month-old daughter was from Pakistan. Indian giving threats to Kohli’s 10-months Daughter.
Investigation by an Indian news outlet revealed that the account from which the abusive tweets sent actually belongs to a Telugu-speaking Indian right-wing user.
The profile photo of the account shows a woman wearing a Pakistani cricket jersey, leading to speculation that it managed by a Pakistani national.
Indian giving threats to Kohli’s 10-months Daughter
According to AlJazeera, the warning when Shami, India’s lone Muslim player, insulted on social media following the team’s T20 World Cup loss to Pakistan.
Kohli and Anushka’s 10-month-old daughter is getting rape threats because he decided to stand by his Muslim teammate, call out bigotry, and say discrimination on the basis of religion is wrong.— Andre Borges (@borges) October 31, 2021
A 10-month-old child.
This is the India that we let happen.
In reaction, Kohli unleashed a withering attack on his team’s detractors, branding them as “spineless” and “pathetic.”
According to Free Press Kashmir, Kohli has been the target of hate and harassment from Indian radicals, who have threatened to rape his 10-month-old daughter and allegedly shared images of her online.
“Kohli and Anushka’s 10-month-old daughter is getting rape threats because he opted to stand by his Muslim teammate, call out intolerance, and say discrimination on the basis of religion is unacceptable,” Andre Borges, a former pop culture editor at DNA, tweeted.
The rape threat to #ViratKohli‘s 10month-old daughter, issued after he slammed critics for abusive comments against fellow team mate #MohammedShami, was not peddled by a Pakistani user but by a Telugu-speaking Indian right-wing user @ramanheist.https://t.co/BrOGiBukAe— Ritika Jain (@riotsjain) November 1, 2021
The nine-month-old daughter of Virat Kohli’s, India’s cricket team captain, has been targeted online – where some even issued rape threats – after the Pakistani team won against India in a T20 cricket match.https://t.co/Tn7ffwMbPS— The Wire (@thewire_in) November 2, 2021
Netizens are now persuad that “Modi’s India” is encouraging extremist behaviour and hostility toward minorities by allowing criminals to vent their rage on social media without fear of penalties.